We come together to recognize a remarkable story of solidarity and compassion.
It is important to do so for many reasons, not least because it is a story that is sorely lacking in much of our world today.
For forty years, the people of Afghanistan have faced successive crises.
For forty years, the people of Pakistan have responded with solidarity.
That generosity now spans across decades and generations.
This is the world’s largest protracted refugee situation in recorded history.